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PUERTO RICO Cultural Opener Páginas 190 - 191 Unidad 3: El fin de semana 04/01/2011
ALMANAQUE <ul><li>Población: 3.522.000 </li></ul><ul><li>Altura: 0 metros (al nivel del mar) </li></ul><ul><li>Clima: 27 o...
ATLETAS LATINOAMERICANOS <ul><li>A great number of Latin American athletes have been successful in many sports:  </li></ul...
LA COMIDA <ul><li>Pasta de guayaba </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A popular dessert made from the guava fruit. </li></ul></ul><ul><...
EL MORRO <ul><li>Fortress the Spanish began in 1539 and finished in 1787. </li></ul><ul><li>Built to protect Spanish settl...
EL MORRO 04/01/2011
LUIS MU Ñ OZ MARÍN (1898 – 1980) <ul><li>First elected governor of Puerto Rico – 1948. </li></ul><ul><li>Signed an agreeme...
LOS TAÍNOS  <ul><li>The people living on the island when Columbus arrived in 1493. </li></ul><ul><li>Hunters, fishers, and...
EL LORO PUERTORRIQUEÑO <ul><li>An endangered species since 1971 when only 20 of these parrots were left. </li></ul><ul><li...
EL COQU Í <ul><li>A tiny tree frog about one inch long. </li></ul><ul><li>Named after its song. </li></ul><ul><li>16 speci...
EL YUNQUE <ul><li>A 28,000 -acre rain forest which is part of the U.S. National Forest Service. </li></ul>04/01/2011
LA MÚSICA <ul><li>Puerto Rican teens enjoy going to parties to listen to music and dance. </li></ul><ul><li>La bomba  and ...
¿QUÉ ES? ¿ PERSONA ,  LUGAR ,  COMIDA ,  MÚSICA  O  ANIMAL ? <ul><li>El loro puertorriqueño </li></ul><ul><li>Pasta de gua...
LA TAREA <ul><li>Write a post card in English from a 7 -day  trip to Puerto Rico. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be creative and us...
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Culture presentation on the island of Puerto Rico -- Unidad 3 Etapa 1.

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  1. 1. PUERTO RICO Cultural Opener Páginas 190 - 191 Unidad 3: El fin de semana 04/01/2011
  2. 2. ALMANAQUE <ul><li>Población: 3.522.000 </li></ul><ul><li>Altura: 0 metros (al nivel del mar) </li></ul><ul><li>Clima: 27 o C (80 o F) </li></ul><ul><li>Comida típica: pasta de guayaba, tostones, peril </li></ul><ul><li>Gente famosa de Puerto Rico: Gigi Fernández ( tenista ), Luis Muñoz Marín ( político ), Luis Rafael Sánchez ( escritor ), Chayanne, Ricky Martin & Marc Antony ( cantantes ), Benicio Del Toro & Erik Estrada ( actores ) </li></ul><ul><li>¿Vas a Puerto Rico? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No necesitas pasaporte. Puerto Rico es una parte de Estados Unidos. </li></ul></ul>04/01/2011
  3. 3. ATLETAS LATINOAMERICANOS <ul><li>A great number of Latin American athletes have been successful in many sports: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Baseball: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Roberto and Sandy Alomar – Puerto Rico </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sammy Sosa – the Dominican Republic </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Manny Ramirez – the Dominican Republic </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Omar Vizquel – Venezuela </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tennis: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Richard “Pancho” Gonzalez – Mexican descent </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Gigi Fern á ndez – Puerto Rico </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boxing: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oscar de la Hoya – Mexican descent </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Golf: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lorena Ochoa – Mexico </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Camilo Villegas – Columbia </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Á ngel Cabrera – Argentina </li></ul></ul></ul>04/01/2011
  4. 4. LA COMIDA <ul><li>Pasta de guayaba </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A popular dessert made from the guava fruit. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Usually eaten with white cheese. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tostones </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plantains that are sliced, pressed, and fried. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pernil </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A dish made with roast pork loin. </li></ul></ul>04/01/2011
  5. 5. EL MORRO <ul><li>Fortress the Spanish began in 1539 and finished in 1787. </li></ul><ul><li>Built to protect Spanish settlers from pirates and other invaders. </li></ul><ul><li>Some of its walls are 20 feet thick. </li></ul><ul><li>Popular place to fly kites ( hacer volar una chiringa ). </li></ul><ul><li>How could such a fortress protect San Juan? </li></ul>04/01/2011
  6. 6. EL MORRO 04/01/2011
  7. 7. LUIS MU Ñ OZ MARÍN (1898 – 1980) <ul><li>First elected governor of Puerto Rico – 1948. </li></ul><ul><li>Signed an agreement making Puerto Rico a Commonwealth of the U.S. – 1952. </li></ul><ul><li>What other U.S. territories do you know that are not states? </li></ul>04/01/2011
  8. 8. LOS TAÍNOS <ul><li>The people living on the island when Columbus arrived in 1493. </li></ul><ul><li>Hunters, fishers, and farmers. </li></ul><ul><li>Enslaved by the Spaniards, and subsequently died out. </li></ul><ul><li>Their language survived in words like huracán ( hurricane ). </li></ul><ul><li>The word taíno means gentle . </li></ul><ul><li>What other Native American cultures can you name ? </li></ul>04/01/2011
  9. 9. EL LORO PUERTORRIQUEÑO <ul><li>An endangered species since 1971 when only 20 of these parrots were left. </li></ul><ul><li>The only native parrot in Puerto Rico. </li></ul><ul><li>Its blue wing tips are visible only when it is in flight. </li></ul><ul><li>May see one in the El Yunque , the tropical rain forest. </li></ul>04/01/2011
  10. 10. EL COQU Í <ul><li>A tiny tree frog about one inch long. </li></ul><ul><li>Named after its song. </li></ul><ul><li>16 species of coquíes living in Puerto Rico´s tropical forests. </li></ul>04/01/2011
  11. 11. EL YUNQUE <ul><li>A 28,000 -acre rain forest which is part of the U.S. National Forest Service. </li></ul>04/01/2011
  12. 12. LA MÚSICA <ul><li>Puerto Rican teens enjoy going to parties to listen to music and dance. </li></ul><ul><li>La bomba and la plena – traditional dances of Puerto Rico. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Both dances have African roots. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instruments used to play this music are: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tambores (drums) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pandretas (type of tambourine) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Maracas </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>El cuatro (small guitar) – the original only had 4 strings; an integral part of Puerto Rican musical tradition. </li></ul></ul></ul>04/01/2011
  13. 13. ¿QUÉ ES? ¿ PERSONA , LUGAR , COMIDA , MÚSICA O ANIMAL ? <ul><li>El loro puertorriqueño </li></ul><ul><li>Pasta de guayaba </li></ul><ul><li>El Morro </li></ul><ul><li>El coquí </li></ul><ul><li>La plena </li></ul><ul><li>Los taínos </li></ul><ul><li>El Yunque </li></ul><ul><li>Luis Muñoz Marín </li></ul><ul><li>Animal </li></ul><ul><li>Comida </li></ul><ul><li>Lugar </li></ul><ul><li>Animal </li></ul><ul><li>Música </li></ul><ul><li>Persona </li></ul><ul><li>Lugar </li></ul><ul><li>Persona </li></ul><ul><li>¿Qué es? </li></ul><ul><li>Es un – una … </li></ul>04/01/2011
  14. 14. LA TAREA <ul><li>Write a post card in English from a 7 -day trip to Puerto Rico. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be creative and use information from your textbook and today’s PPT presentation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tell me what you did, what you saw, and your impressions of Puerto Rico. </li></ul></ul>04/01/2011

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